Take the Stress out of Resume Writing with These 10 Tips

Updating your resume can be confusing: should you list all of your past experience? How do you determine what’s “relevant”? Is formatting really that important? When you start researching online, the questions only seem to multiply. One site tells you to include a short bio, another says to keep your resume as basic as possible. […]

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Working Remotely: Dream or….?

If you’re turning to remote or flexible work to escape an unfulfilling job, maybe reconsider your options. Remote work is not necessarily easier, and it certainly won’t fix any underlying issues with your employer. What it will do is allow you to better integrate your personal and professional goals – to use your time as […]

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Write Resumes That Work & Interview for Success

Could your resume or interview skills use some work? If so, then you’re invited to sign up for a free, one-on-one career counseling session, courtesy of Proven Recruiting. This free event is hosted by Louis Song, our Co-Founder and CEO. Whether you’re deep in your job search, or you’re just starting to look, Louis’s complimentary consultations are tailored to your unique needs. […]

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Want the job? Break the rules.

Have you ever wondered why you’re not hearing back about your job applications? You’re not alone. A candidate recently sent us a message on Yelp wondering why, despite her many qualifications, she was not getting any interviews. After reviewing her situation, I realized that this person was making the biggest mistake that I see over […]

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RSVP For Office Hours @PROVENinc

Summer’s over folks, and it’s time to get back to work. How does that make you feel? If the answer is, ‘like sh*t,’ then we have an event for you. On Tuesday, October 14, PROVEN offices nationwide will open their doors to local professionals seeking to pursue a new, different or better career. Stop by our offices in San […]

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Not Your Average Networking Event

Tired of stuffy ‘networking’ events? So are we. That’s why we’ve put together the following four mold-breaking, suit-snubbing, anti-corporate gatherings – to spice things up a bit. Whether you’re into film, food trucks, scotch tasting or skill building, come mingle with other professionals and have fun in the process. It’s not-working, not networking. (But you […]

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Office Hours: Interview Practice @PROVENSD

Join us for our first ever office hours! We would like to open our doors to job seekers, hiring managers, and anyone else with questions. Over the next few months we will be helping with the interview process, resume building tips and other requested topics. Who: Everyone! The more the merrier. What: Whether you’re a […]

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DIY Guide to Recruiter-Proofing Your Resume

We’ve all heard the statistic – these days, a typical recruiter spends an average of six seconds reviewing a resume. As a professional recruiter myself, I can confirm this to be true. Yet it’s important to note that six seconds is an average figure, meaning that it represents a wide range of experiences. Some resumes I’ve encountered capture […]

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